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New Patient Survey for CHD Patients in England

Tiny Tickers is pleased to have helped NHS England develop a new patient survey for CHD patients. The Congenital Heart Disease Patient Experience Survey will be launched in all surgical centres in England on February 26th, with the aim of giving hospitals detailed feedback from patients and their parents and carers. Different versions of the…

Bronchiolitis – More Than A Cold

Around 30,000 infants are admitted to hospital in England each year with bronchiolitis. It is the most common reason for infant hospitalisation. While bronchiolitis symptoms are usually mild and only last for a few days,  babies who were born with a heart condition are at higher risk of developing severe bronchiolitis. 

UK Lioness Clubs support Tiny Tickers

We are delighted to announce that the UK Lioness Chairman, Jeannette Morgan, has chosen to support Tiny Tickers during her two year term in office. Lionesses don’t want to be seen as ‘do-gooders’ but want to give something back to their community and by supporting Tiny Tickers they will help us to continue our life-saving…

Colin Runs around Cyprus for his Grandson, Arthur

Colin Thatcher takes on 4 days of testing runs in Cyprus to help babies like Arthur get a better start in life After a long delivery, my grandson Arthur was born in April 2015 and was immediately taken away from his parents as the doctors had spotted that there was a problem. After an agonising…

Make the Point is Back for 2017 !!

Sunday July 9th – 6k or 10k run/walk – Family Fun day in beautiful Weston Super Mare Make the point is first and foremost a fun run, all be it across some pretty testing terrain, but its reason for happening at all is in support of two wonderful charities.  Chicks and Tiny Tickers So what’s the…

Tiny Tickers to train across Northern Ireland

Sonographers throughout Northern Ireland are to receive specialist fetal cardiac training to help detect babies with heart defects during pregnancy scans. Each year there are around 24,500 babies born in Northern Ireland. Around 200 babies will have a life-threatening heart condition. Early detection of these heart defects before birth means the babies’ delivery and care…